The overtime period was about to come to an end and Frisco Liberty was yards away from the victory. The Redhawks knew the situation — a touchdown would win it for the visiting team at Denison’s brand-new home — but at worst a chip shot field goal would extend the game.
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SADLER — It was hard to tell which was shinier Friday night — S&S Consolidated’s new home bleachers, or sophomore quarterback Devin Orr.
WHITESBORO — It was back and forth all game but the Anna Coyotes were able to pull off a 20-17 double overtime win in their opener on Friday thanks to a 28-yard kick from Kaleb Loftin at Bearcat Stadium.
BONHAM — Anthony Hawthorne and Stratton Carroll each recorded touchdowns in the first half, and the Bulldogs’ defense did the rest as they shut out Bonham, 14-0, on Friday night at Warrior Stadium.
POTTSBORO — Much like opening night last season, Pottsboro head coach Matt Poe kept Aubrey on its heels by using an unorthodox combination of position players in a 34-3 non-district win on Friday night.
QUINLAN — In a game that pitted Panther vs. Panther, the Van Alstyne football team started the season off with a 28-7 victory over Quinlan Ford at Hobart Lytal Memorial Stadium Friday night.
NEVADA — A heavy rain and lightning storm ended the season-opener between Leonard and Nevada Community before it started on Friday.
BELLS — The Panthers opened a new era under head coach Scott Ponder but Era spoiled his debut with a 53-35 victory against Bells on Friday night in the season-opener for both teams.
TOM BEAN — The first three wheel routes from Tom Bean sophomore quarterback Payton Jones to junior receiver Daniel Jackson were all charms — all going for at least 26 yards and giving the Tomcats two scores to keep them in the game.
KAUFMAN — Demarrius Farr scored a pair of touchdowns as Gainesville opened the season with a non-district win against Kaufman on Friday night.